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  • 5 Ways to Warm Up Your Beijing Team Building Events this Winter

    With December and the onslaught of Beijing’s coldest winter in four years around the corner, we know it can be difficult envisioning a holiday party, corporate retreat, or team building event that doesn’t end in everyone jostling for space around a heater. But hear us out. At The Hutong, we have winter-proofed our team building events to ensure that everyone

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  • UWC Singapore makes its Jiangnan Journey

    Jiangnan Journey This year’s Hutong Fall season marked the first time students from UWC Singapore took a trip to China’s Jiangnan area, combining the sites and skyscrapers of Shanghai with the serenity and soul of Hangzhou’s beautiful West Lake. The program’s primary focus was on language immersion and practice. Students were given the chance to practice speaking and writing Chinese

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  • New History Walks and Talks for October at The Hutong

    The library intern who would lead a nation? The scholar who built the capital of the Mongolian Khans? The exam candidate who lost his mind and nearly toppled an empire? The prince who tried to save a city? These are a few of the characters featured in two new walking tours and a new talk offered by The Hutong this October.

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  • The Hutong’s Raft-Building Challenge

    Over the years, we’ve had the pleasure of facilitating a huge number of corporate team building experiences in and around Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. From Amazing Race-style challenges to cooking competitions, we’ve had fun coming up with creative, memorable ways to engage teams of all shapes and sizes. One of our more popular Beijing team building programs has been something

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  • Hutong Ayi’s Mapo Tofu

    Probably one of the most famous Sichuan dishes, Mapo Tofu is known by people all around the globe. You can find it in the majority of Chinese restaurants – but it is easy to make in your own kitchen, too. It may seem like a simple dish to prepare, but if you ask the ayis in The Hutong, rocking the

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